On 20th January 2023, a team from the Japanese embassy today had the opportunity of visiting the Uganda Virus Rearch Institute(UVRI).
A team from Uganda Virus Research Instutute (UVRI) led by Dr Benjamin Watyaba, Elinor Wanyama and Rose Naluwuge organized a one-day face-to-face and interactive protocol training on 20th December 2022 for the CCP Nested Study staff at Uganda Virus Research Institute that was attended by about 18 participants from both Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and Uganda Virus Research Institute.
Uganda Virus Research Institute(UVRI) commemorated the International HIV/AIDS and Candle-light day on the 1st of December 2022. The main celebrations were at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) but started with a community sensitisation walk with a band at 8:30am to 9:00am.
Research Management Training workshop
Entebbe, Kilifi, November 28, 2022 The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Group on Vaccines for vulnerable people in Africa (VAnguard) project was launched at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe and KEMRI|Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi.
To tackle disease we need evidence to be generated through every type of health research study. The Global Health Network conference aimed to bring together health research teams, organisations, health-workers, policy makers and practitioners to explore together how health research can be embedded into every healthcare setting.
The WHO Regional director Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti visited UVRI on 17th November, 2022 to learn more about the work at UVRI including the Ebola activities namely testing and sequencing and how these are addressing the outbreak.
The tour included site visit of the Arbovirology, VHF, EPI and MRC sequencing facilities.
The CEO of Gavi Dr Seth Berkley recently visited Uganda from 2-7 November 2022. As part of his visit, the CEO had a tour of the UVRI campus on Monday 7 November 2022. The CEO was accompanied by colleagues from Gavi and officials from Ministry of Health.
The Princess Royal started the four day Uganda visit on 25th October 2022 at the Medical Research Council (MRC), Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Ugandan Research Unit. She was welcomed by Prof Kaleebu who gave her a tour around the campus and was able to see a variety of research work projects currently ongoing.
Your Excellence the USA Ambassador
Dr Charles Olaro, Director Clinical Services MOH, representing the Hon Minister
The Director General, UNHRO
Deputy Director, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
All our guests from NIH and other institutions